One injured after gun goes off during French President's speech

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Paris [France], March. 1 (ANI): At least one person was injured after a c accidentally fired during a speech by French President François Hollande in Villognon. Confirming the incident, mayor of Villognon, Claude Guitton said that Hollande was not injured, but another man was. "This seems to have been an accident," CNN quoted Guitton as saying. He added that Hollande had left the city after the incident. Hollande was speaking at the inauguration of a new high speed rail line in the Charente region of western France when the incident happened. An investigation has been launched into the incident. (ANI)